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F It for Impact 5 in a series of 5 Fix Your Focus Live and Lead for Impact with Kirsten E. Ross

    • Non-Profit

Fix Your Focus
In every moment opportunity to choose what you focus on – Hit will millions of pieces of data through all of our senses – Notice your butt in your chair – weren’t paying attention – now you are How do your feet feel in your shoes or in your socks? We tell our brains what to focus on – what to leave at the ready for quick access – EVER forget to tell yourself to remember where you parked your car? It’s in there – you just didn’t file it close Walking in the forest – can focus on the dirt and the soggy now rotting fallen leaves from last year - or look up to see the sun glinting through vibrant green leaves. – It’s a moment in time and we have each of those perspectives available to us. – Same is true for all moments of our lives - Tony Robbins – Race Car – look at the wall – hit the wall Focus on solutions not problems Focus on what energizes you not what tears you down Make challenges small and quick in your mind – don’t dwell on them Look for what is in your control and focus there – capture your creativity – focus on the problem = zaps energy and you lose the opportunity to problem solve. Sons young – No structure – no bedtime – didn’t focus on what was out of my control – the frustration – the mama bear wanting to come out – instead focused on a solution -

Fix Your Focus
In every moment opportunity to choose what you focus on – Hit will millions of pieces of data through all of our senses – Notice your butt in your chair – weren’t paying attention – now you are How do your feet feel in your shoes or in your socks? We tell our brains what to focus on – what to leave at the ready for quick access – EVER forget to tell yourself to remember where you parked your car? It’s in there – you just didn’t file it close Walking in the forest – can focus on the dirt and the soggy now rotting fallen leaves from last year - or look up to see the sun glinting through vibrant green leaves. – It’s a moment in time and we have each of those perspectives available to us. – Same is true for all moments of our lives - Tony Robbins – Race Car – look at the wall – hit the wall Focus on solutions not problems Focus on what energizes you not what tears you down Make challenges small and quick in your mind – don’t dwell on them Look for what is in your control and focus there – capture your creativity – focus on the problem = zaps energy and you lose the opportunity to problem solve. Sons young – No structure – no bedtime – didn’t focus on what was out of my control – the frustration – the mama bear wanting to come out – instead focused on a solution -

11 min

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